Petersburg is a tiny town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 547 people and just one neighborhood, Petersburg is the 350th largest community in Tennessee. Petersburg has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Petersburg is a blue-collar town, with 52.32% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Petersburg is a town of construction workers and builders, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Petersburg who work in sales jobs (9.70%), office and administrative support (7.59%) and food service (5.06%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Petersburg has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Petersburg has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Petersburg than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Petersburg may be for you.
In Petersburg, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.71 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Petersburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.